Evergreen Spectral Coating Research Underway at ODU’s Applied Research Center at Jefferson Lab
Engineering360 News Desk
September 20, 2018
Source: The Face CompaniesA joint project with Old Dominion University will further develop Face Companies's patented Spectral coating technology, which will enable light-sensitive devices such as solar panels and photosensors to be seamlessly concealed, increasing the aesthetic and economic appeal of these devices.
The research and development already underway at ODU’s Applied Research Center (ARC)
at Jefferson Lab in Newport News, Virginia, is expected to accelerate the time to market for the Spectral technology.
The Spectral coating technology research project — officially titled “Highly-Transmissive Colored Coatings for Architectural Photovoltaic Panels” — is supported in part by a competitive grant from Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology. The $100,000 grant was the maximum amount approved among the 34 Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF)
awards announced in June by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam.